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Apr 1 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
3:00 pm
First Sunday Prose Reading and Open Mic Presented by the Writers Guild at Bloomington NEW location: SOMA Coffeehouse 322 E. Kirkwood Ave. (Kirkwood and Grant, under Laughing Planet) Featured readers: Abegunde, Alisa Alering, and Wendy Teller Come early to signup … Continue reading
Monore County Public Library room 1C
Apr 6 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
6:30 pm
Bloomington Poetry Slam Featuring Joel Chmara Hosted by Andrea M. Sterling and Sully Music by DJ Good Peoples 18+ Join your local wordsmiths for a night of poetry, libations, and passion! The night will begin with an open mic featuring … Continue reading
The Bishop
1:30 pm
Writing Other Worlds II: Resiliency & Regeneration in Dystopia A workshop on writing fictional worlds in which the main characters not only survive dystopian societies, but they actively heal the most wounded aspects of their worlds. Local author Kalynn Huffman … Continue reading
Monroe County Public Library room 2B
Apr 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
6:00 pm
Players Pub Spoken Word Series Sponsored by the Writers Guild at Bloomington Featuring Joan Hawkins (prose), Emily Bobo (poetry), Samantha Levy-Arnold (fiction) with music by Evansville poetry band Shakespeare’s Monkey $5 cover (added to your tab) There will also be … Continue reading
Players Pub
Apr 15 @ 12:00 am – Apr 30 @ 12:00 am
12:00 am
THE WRITERS GUILD AT BLOOMINGTON is proud to offer the RYSER SCHOLARSHIP AWARD in memory of Joan Ryser. Deadline to submit is April 30. THE RYSER SCHOLARSHIP AWARD will pay registration and tuition for one MCCSC high school student to … Continue reading
Apr 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
1:00 pm
Third Sunday Write! Our writing workshop is back! Stretch your writing muscles with prompts, exercises and activities. Open to all WG members this drop in, generative workshop is led by local writers on the third Sunday of every month from … Continue reading
Monroe County Publi Library room 214
Apr 19 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
5:30 pm
Frankenstein 200 Opening Reception FREE Join Lilly in celebrating the opening of its new exhibition “Frankenstein 200: The Birth, Life, and Resurrection of Mary Shelley’s Monster.” Come early to explore the exhibition, then stay for a special lecture at 5:30 … Continue reading
Lilly Library
Apr 21 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
3:00 pm
WG Monthly Business Meeting Saturday, April 21 3-4:30 pm Monroe County Public Library, room 214 303 E Kirkwood Ave Catch all the latest news with the movers and shakers at the Writers Guild!
Monroe County Public Library, room 214
Apr 21 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
3:00 pm
Writers Guild at Bloomington Monthly Business Meeting Come and join us to see how we keep it all going, and join us for interesting discussion on what to do next!
Monroe County Public Library room 214
Apr 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
2:00 pm
Writing Other Selves Presented by the Monroe County Public Library and the Writers Guild at Bloomington A poetry writing workshop that lets you experiment being a different self, inventing a different home and ways to make a living. We’ll share … Continue reading
Monroe County Public Library room 2B
Apr 24 @ 7:00 pm – Apr 26 @ 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
WG Fields Quiz Bowl Team Tues-Thurs, April 24-26 7 pm LIVE at the Monroe County Public Library Auditorium and on CATS Library TV on cable access The Writers Guild at Bloomington is competing in the 35th annual VITAL Quiz bowl! … Continue reading
Monroe County Public Library Auditorium
Apr 29 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
12:00 pm
Writers Guild at Bicentennial Fair Sponsored by the City of Bloomington Sunday, April 29 noon-4 pm Kirkwood Ave (between Indiana and College) FREE DETAILS TO COME! The City of Bloomington turns 200 this year! Celebrate our community with music, food, … Continue reading
Kirkwood Ave (between Indiana and College)
Apr 29 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
3:00 pm
Last Sunday Poetry Reading and Open Mic Presented by the Writes Guild at Bloomington This is Poetry Month and the entire event will be an OPEN MIC! Bring your own poetry to read, bring the poetry of others. We will … Continue reading
monroe country convention center
May 4 @ 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm
8:30 pm
Bloomington Poetry Slam Featuring Tim Stafford Hosted by Andrea M. Sterling and Sully Music by DJ Good Peoples $5 18+ Join your local wordsmiths for a night of poetry, libations, and passion! The night will begin with an open mic … Continue reading
The Bishop
May 6 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
3:00 pm
First Sunday Prose Reading and Open Mic Presented by the Writers Guild at Bloomington “Home Front” a play by Tonia Matthew Table reading followed by discussion Readers include Joan Hawkins, Shayne Laughter, Tonia Matthew, Kyle Quass and Eric Rensberger, Come … Continue reading
Monore County Public Library room 1C
May 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
6:00 pm
Players Pub Spoken Word Series Sponsored by the Writers Guild at Bloomington Featuring the Reservoir Dogwoods poetry troupe: Jason Ammerman, Tony Brewer, Matthew Jackson, and Matt Hart with his band NEVERNEW $5 cover (added to your tab) There will also … Continue reading
Players Pub
May 19 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
2:00 pm
Writing Your Life Story Presented by the Monroe County Public Library in partnership with the Writers Guild at Bloomington No other story will be more important to your family than the one you share about yourself. This workshop covers how … Continue reading
Monroe County Public Library room 2B
3:00 pm
WG Monthly Business Meeting Saturday, May 19 3-4:30 pm Monroe County Public Library, room 214 303 E Kirkwood Ave Catch all the latest news with the movers and shakers at the Writers Guild! Participate!
Monroe County Public Library, room 214
May 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
1:00 pm
Third Sunday Write! Our writing workshop is back! Stretch your writing muscles with prompts, exercises and activities. Open to all WG members this drop in, generative workshop is led by local writers on the third Sunday of every month from … Continue reading
Monroe County Publi Library room 214
May 27 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
3:00 pm
Last Sunday Poetry Reading and Open Mic Presented by the Writers Guild at Bloomington With guest readers Michael Luis Dauro and Rachel Ronquillo Gray. Followed by an Open Mic! Michael Luis Dauro is a Canto Mundista living in Bloomington, Indiana. … Continue reading
monroe country convention center
5:00 pm
Limestone Post Art Show & Print Edition Release Party FREE Bloomington’s unofficial summer kick-off begins on Friday, June 1, with a number of events during Gallery Walk at the growing arts community at the intersection of West 4th and South … Continue reading
IFELL Gallery
Jun 1 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
5:30 pm
Fountain Square Poetry Series Presented by Writers Guild at Bloomington Sponsored by By Hand Gallery Featuring poets Pauletta Hansel, Jelani Ince, Maurisa Li-A-Ping, and Lisa Low with musician Brandon Pfeiffer Hosted by Lisa Kwong Free Admission Pauletta Hansel is author … Continue reading
Fountain Square Mall
Jun 2 @ 8:00 pm – Jun 4 @ 8:00 pm
8:00 pm
IU Writers Conference Faculty Readings FREE June 2 Chanelle Benz, Ife-Chudeni Oputa, Alison Gaylin June 3 Matthew Klam, Jason Katzenstein June 4 Kiese Laymon, Ada Limón
Bloomington Playwrights Project
2:00 pm
The Art of Mystery Writing: A Panel with Sisters in Crime, Speed City Chapter Presented by the Monroe County Public Library FREE Sisters in Crime presents a panel discussion featuring the Speed City Chapter of Sisters in Crime, an organization … Continue reading
Monroe County Public Library room 2B
4:30 pm
REACH – Reframing Experience Through the Power of Writing Presented by the Writers Guild at Bloomington Three poets, Janine Harrison, Colleen Wells and Laura Madeline Wiseman will give a reading of the braided prose-poem Reach, followed by discussion and Q&A. … Continue reading
Monroe County Public Library auditoirum
Jun 14 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
6:00 pm
Players Pub Spoken Word Series Sponsored by the Writers Guild at Bloomington $5 cover (added to your tab) There will also be an open mic. Featuring Jasper Wirtshafter, Nick Wort (South Bend), and Krista Cox (South Bend) with music by … Continue reading
Players Pub
2:00 pm
Indie Publishing: The Pros & Cons of Going It on Your Own Presented by the Monroe County Public Library and the Writers Guild at Bloomington FREE Publishing your own work used to be a sign you had no other options, … Continue reading
Monroe County Public Library
Jun 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
1:00 pm
Third Sunday Write! Our writing workshop is back! Stretch your writing muscles with prompts, exercises and activities. Open to all WG members this drop in, generative workshop is led by local writers on the third Sunday of every month from … Continue reading
Monroe County Publi Library room 214
Jul 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
6:00 pm
Players Pub Spoken Word Series Presented by the Writers Guild at Bloomington Featuring Lisa Kwong (poetry + fiction), Mike Wehner (fiction), T.K. Williams (poetry) with multimedia by Valeria DeCastro and Madam Marvelous $5 There will also be an open mic. … Continue reading
Players Pub
Jul 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
1:00 pm
Third Sunday Write! Our writing workshop is back! Stretch your writing muscles with prompts, exercises and activities. This is open to all Writers Guild members. Not a Writers Guild member yet? No problem, just click on JOIN at the toP … Continue reading
Monroe County Publi Library room 214

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